Shake Track & Field: A running club with some flavor

Shake Track & Field, a new running club that meets on the second Tuesday of each month, draws a hungry crowd. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
A Shake Shack employee hands out water to runners outside the restaurant in Dupont Circle. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
Runners form a line outside of Shake Shack, post-run. Runners were led on a 3-or 5-mile group run. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
Roughly 150 people participated in Tuesday night's Shake Track & Field run that started at Pacers in Logan Circle and ended at Shake Shack in Dupont Circle. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
The group met at Pacers in Logan Circle before heading out on a run. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
"We're definitely feeling like the momentum is picking up now," says Jenny Conrad, general manager for Shake Shack in Dupont Circle and on F Street, NW. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
The "track team" began during the summer of 2013, and the number of people participating in the run, which takes place on the second Tuesday of each month, doubles almost every time. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
Tuesday night marked another gathering of Shake Track & Field -- a social, physical and gastronomic club organized by the Logan Circle Pacers and Shake Shack in Dupont Circle. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
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WASHINGTON – “Order up!” may not be the first words most runners hear after a hard run, but for more than 150 Washingtonians, it’s very familiar.

Tuesday night marked another gathering of Shake Track & Field — a social, physical and gastronomic club organized by the Logan Circle Pacers and Shake Shack in Dupont Circle.

The “track team” began during the summer of 2013 and meets on the second Tuesday of each month. And the number of people who participate in the run doubles almost every time.

“We’re definitely feeling like the momentum is picking up now,” says Jenny Conrad, general manager for Shake Shack in Dupont Circle and the F Street, NW location.

Conrad says the idea for Shake Track & Field came from the burger company’s area director, Allen Ng.

“He’s a marathon runner and a triathlete, so I think he just looked at his passions and said,

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